Toyohara KUNICHIKA (1835-1900)

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The actor Nakamura Sagisuke in the role of the samurai attendant Kanji (Chugen Kanji) in the play Kichisama mairu yukari no otozure which was premiered at the Nakamura-za Theatre 15/7/1869. From a set of at least 22 prints published by Gusokuya Kahei, 1869. Kunichika was a hack artist who nevertheless produced some fine triptychs (horizontal and vertical) and this fine set of actor bust portaits.


Fine impression and colour. Slight trimming, otherwise very good condition. Signed Kunichika hitsu.


Status: Available


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